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, because the truth is that we are in the fight of our lives. >> that's right. >> america today is weaker than it has ever been. and as a result, the world is a much more dangerous place. individualism, patriotism, liberty, the unique properties of american life and culture are all at diminished levels. for the first time any of us can remember, america appears to be becoming irrelevant this world affairs -- in world affairs. but this is america. it's time to stop the pity parties and start the -- [cheers and applause] it's time to fight back. it's time to save america. it's time to believe in breakthroughs and turn arounds and miracles. ladies and gentlemen, for as long as i can remember i've wanted to change the world. one heart at a time. i want to change history. i want to leave a lasting legacy. i want to keep america number one. i want to see an american renaissance. but i can't do it myself. i need your help to do it. this is still the country people cross oceans to get to. still the place that sees people empty their life savings to be a part of. still the nation that has people s
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] america the beautiful ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen,please welcome major general jeffrey buchanan, commanding general, united states army. [applause] mr. patrick hallinan, national cemeteries director. [applause] mr. harold fritz, national president for the congressional medal honor society for the united states of america. [applause] and the honorable eric k. shinseki, secretary of veterans affairs. [applause] ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. [applause] ♪ [ hail to the chief ] ♪ ladies and gentlemen, please remain standing, please place your hand over your heart, or render the salute. ♪ ♪ please remain standing for the prayer for all veterans. delivered by the department of chaplainaffairs service. >> let us pray. oh god, i am an american veteran, and ever with your grace and your strength to guide me, i have sacrificed for you and country. and you have made my heritage long, and proud. for i shivered that cold winter in valley forge, and spilled my blood, i am an american veteran. i came to france in the war to end all wars, i am an american vete
separated but america still has to pay child support, after all there was love at some point. >> and the kids being the people of both countries totally confused. >> . >> drones, nukes, the talibans and anti-sentiments. these are just some of the issues that are complicated the fractures u.s. pakistan alliance since 9/11. pakistan is a recipient of a huge chunk of military aid. but mutual mistrust and the arms of groups brought into questions whether both countries stage share a strategic effort. many americans view pack scan a country of 200 million people exclusively through the helps of violence. while many harbor conspiracy theories about america's role in the world. so how fragile is the alliance and what is it's future? to discuss this, we are joined by daniel marquise. at the council on foreign relations and author of no exit from pakistan america's tortured relationship with islamabad. founding member of the movement for justice party. that is is centralist and major political party in pakistan. and a journalist and the author of the book the faithful scribe, a story
. >> america! america! god shed his grace on thee o beautiful for spacious skies for amber waves of grain for purple mountain ajesties above the fruited plain america! america! god shed his grace on thee and crown thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea! o beautiful for heroes proved in liberating strife who more than self their country loved nd mercy more than life! america! america! may god thy gold refine till all success be nobleness nd every gain divine! >> what kind of peace to i mean? not a pax americana enforced on the world by american weapons of war. not that the peace of the great or the security of the state. i am talking about genuine peace, the kind that makes life on earth worth living, the kind that enables men and nations to grow and to hope and to build a better life for their children, not merely peace for americans but peace for all men and women, not merely peace in our time, but peace for all time. so let us not be blind to our differences, but let us also direct attention to our common interests and the means by which those things -- those differences can
and succeed in america. i am ali velshi, this is "real money." ♪ >>> this is "real money," you are the most takt part of the show, so join our live conversation for the next half hour on twitter. the national average for gasoline is now 40ing cents lower than september 1st. six states are already seeing their gas prices below 3 bucks. notice they are all in the middle of the country, too. the ones in orange have seen gas prices drop to within a dime of the $3 a gallon mark. gas prices are coming down because the price of oil is falling. on monday oil futures settled at $95.14 a barrel. that is now nearly $16 since the peak. now if you have ever wondered how the price for this, a barrel of oil relates to the price you pay for a gallon of gas, let me break it down for you. according to the energy department in average 71% of what americans paid for a gallon of gas went to crude oil on the national market. 11% went to cover distribution costs, and 12% went for taxes both state and federal. those of you who live in new york and california know that you pay more because those states levy higher
ask: what's the we ask: what's the true cost of america's true cost of america's "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- key" approach to justice? key" approach to justice? >> i heard him fall. >> i heard him fall. >> inmates call this the death >> inmates call this the death house. house. the geriatric unit at the joseph the geriatric unit at the joseph harp correctional center in harp correctional center in lexington, oklahoma, holds more lexington, oklahoma, holds more than 250 elderly and disabled than 250 elderly and disabled offenders. offenders. it was created 3 years it was created 3 years ago in response to a ago in response to a massive explosion in oklahoma's massive explosion in oklahoma's elderly prison population. elderly prison population. >> our fastest growing segment >> our fastest growing segment is the inmates that are the age is the inmates that are the age of 50 and over. of 50 and over. we have about 3,700 now - that's we have about 3,700 now - that's grown almost 200 percent in the grown almost 200 percent in the last deca
a data center in south america. so the information in your account is being synchronized across the data centers so as it moves across you can have five years of e-mails packaged up moving across the wire and this program will intercept it. whether they keep it and under what circumstances, all those
america's bee population. >> what happened to this bee? >> scientists aren't sure what but beekeepers are reporting dramatic declines of 65% this year. >> the losses are astronomical >> that could have a devistating impact on agriculture. but a collection of resarchers are working hard to build a better bee. >> i'm just gonna roll my fingers forward... >> using artificial insemination to make strains of bee populations from across the globe, >> i'm trying to enhance what mother nature does >> the hope is to find a strain that's resistant to whatever is killing america's bees. >> nobody in the world was able to freeze honey bee semen. >> for mor imformation on this and other techknow stories, visit our website at don't miss techknow sundays 7:30et / 4:30pt on al jazeera america >> and now a techknow minute... >> it's the ultimate race againt time. doctors preforming heart transplant surgery in just 6 hours before a donor organ is damaged by ice, used to keep it cold during transit. but this device could .change all that. it's called the organ care system, or...
>>> welcome to "al jazeera america." i'm john siegen that willer in new york. here are the top stories. virginia elected the next governor, democrat terry mcauliffe. he beat ken cuccinelli. the campaign atraekted a the lo of national attention. the president and vice president both stumped for mcauliffe while marco rubio campaigned for cuccinelli. a couple of other high profile races, republican chris christie won a second term as governor of new jersey. many say he's likely to run for the presidency in 2016. and new york city has elected its first democratic mayor in two decades, bill de blasio easily beat republican joe lhota. >>> the illinois legislature passed a bill recognizing same-sex marriages. pat quinn is expected to sign the bill into law. it will go into effect in june 2014, and it will make illinois the 15th state to legalize gay marriage. >>> the mayor of toronto says he will stay in office and run again next year a day after rob ford admitted to smoking crack cocaine in office. police say a video of that was reported to them earlier this year. those are the headl
>> we welcome to al jazeera america, i'm del walters. these are the stories we're following for you. the senate set to take up a law that would outlay discrimination of gays in the workplace. >>> and the first day of trading for twitter, and the stock price already passed $45 a share. ♪ >> we are now less than two hours away from an historic vote in the u.s. senate. lawmakers are poised to take forward towards ending discrimination against gays transgender americans. in 33 states transgender people can be fired or denied employment. a poll in 2011 found that 73% of voters protect protections for gays and transgender people. mike viqueira is live in washington. how likely is this bill going to pass today? >> it is remarkable how quickly the shift in public opinion is translating to legislative victories, and a victory here at the white house even with president obama's only personal beliefs coming about marriage equality coming just before the election. really this has come up in the senate before. it has failed. one big fly in the ointment is the house of representatives, john boe
wisdom. weeknights 10 eastern on al jazeera america >> audiences are intelligent and they know that their >> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm del walters in new york city where we continue our coverage of the veteran's day observances around the nation on this veteran's day 2013. mike viqueira at the white house, mike, unusual this year in the sense of two things. the command center chief over the last few terms has not been a veteran of any war, and correct me if i'm wrong, didn't the last world war ii veteran pass away this year? >> well, the last world war i veteran, i believe you're correct. there are no more somber or solemn ceremony or setting than arlington national cemetery. and they're at the too many of the unknown soldier which was created after world war i, and this holiday the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11 month, and here is the president. >> for being a tireless advocate on behalf of the our veterans. vice president biden and dr dr. jill biden, secretary hagel and general buchanan, most of all to our outstanding veteran service organizations, our men
>> welcome to al jazeera america, i'm jonathan betz with tonight's top stories. more hiccups for president obama's website. the portions of the website are taken down for maintenance. >>> workers are still trying to free people from the glasgow pub, a number of people are dead but they are not releasing any of the details. >>> north korea confirms it is holding american merrill newman, state department says he killed people in the vietnam war and he was held captive at the end of a north korea's trips. >>> china says it must be told of all planes including passenger aircraft that fly through its new air defense zone. area over the east china sea, also covers areas that are claimed by china's neighbors, taiwan and japan. >>> we hope you have a great holiday weekend with family and loved ones. thanks for watching. >> good evening, i'm joie chen, thanks for joining us on this holiday weekend. as shoppers wrap up their black friday trips and cross off must-haves off their list, grand theft auto 5, shattered records when it went from zeroto $1 million sales in just
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takes on. the americaner between america and u.s. airways is a $17 billion deal. it would carry 100 million passengers annually. it will. the justice department announced the settlement that will allow the new american airlines to become the king of the airways. in the agreement, the air land must give up gates and landing slots including new york, los angeles, and ronald ragan washington national airport. washington, d.c. at ragan airport, american must now sold 104 landoff and taking slots. >> we have expressed the concerns that the merger would potentially impose. >> the justice department initially blocked the deal, fearing it would hurt competition. and after securing concessions the deal was cleared for takeoff. >> eric holder sought to reassure fliers. this has the potential to shift the landscape, by guaranteeing a bigger foothold for low cost carriers this settlement insures airline passengers will see more competition on nonstop and connecting routs throughout the country. the passengers still have concerned. >> every time there's a merger there's a rate increase. >> with
>> this is "bbc world news america." >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." reporting from washington, i'm kathy k. where is the help? tens of thousands of those affected by are stilliyan waiting. >> are you hungry? >> yes. >> do you have any food? >> no. >> from the air, you can see the and list instruction and the areas no one has reached yet. the reliefge for operation is in or mess. and the big apple comes out the big winner in having the tallest skyscraper in the u.s.. yes, there is a competition for these things and new york beat chicago. welcome to our viewers on publi
on twitter at @aj real money. america's biggest bank makes history by signing off on america's biggest legal settlement ever bin a single entity. jp morgan paid to pay a whooping $13 billion to resolve claims over the sale of toxic securities that helped implode the financial system back in 2008. $8 billion will go to settle claims made by various federal agencies. another $1 billion will go to five states who sued the bank. but here's what may be the most interesting part. $4 billion will go to consumer relief. of that $4 billion, half will go towards actually reducing the principle on jp morgan-held loans where the value of the mortgage is higher than the value of the house. some that have money will be put towards restructuring some mortgages to reduce the homeowner's monthly payments. and out of the remaining $2 billion some will go towards subsidizing new mortgages for low to middle income borrowers. some may go to cleaning up properties in distressed areas or tearing down abandoned foreclosed homes. now this deal between jp morgan chase, a civil suit that claimed jp morgan packaged sho
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lori jane gliha getting inside the game. >>> after the break on america tonight, a possible game changer on the gridiron, why one former player is contaminate ling the ncaa trying to even the score after he became an after ta avan that game. have to explain why? >> well thats exactly what i said. >> we question authority. >> so you said we could get access... >> that's enough! >> ... and those affected. >> investigative journalism at it's toughest. an america tonight special report. as states try to save money, are prisoners paying the price? >> what are you talking about, he's dead. >> an exclusive investigation into prison health care. >> and welcome back. let's head to the side hiens now of a big debate in college football about whether student athletes should be paid to play. this goes beyond an autograph. texas quarterback johnny manziel. america tonight's adam may has the story about the lawsuit that may be the game-changer. >> game day in college station, texas. home of the texas a&m a aggies,a school rich with tradition. there's a sucial surge in enthum for this football
. in this particular situation this is good for united, delta, and america because it gives the united states three truly giant global carriers that they can to compete with the international carriers, many of whom are subsidized by their government. >> why is it a good thing for their competitors that these two already big carriers merged to become one giant one? go i believe that high tide raises all boats, and when you put three giants u.s. transglobal carriers from the united states, it gives everyone a push. it gives everyone--it levels the playing field for u.s. airline airlines--plural--against other airlines, i believe everyone will benefit from this. if you have a restaurant and another one moves in across the street you're happy because it draws more people there. what we see happening as we go along there will be times of the year that their business may be down somewhat, particularly internationally. now we have got three global airlines who will slash prices and offer real deals across the world. this will be good for them. one of the biggest beneficiaries will be southwest airline. th
>> welcome to al jazeera america i'm john siegenthaler in new york. here are the top stories. there are reports of mass graves and dead bodies lining the streets in central philippines tonight where the death toll could be as high as 10,000. the united nations estimates there are about 600,000 people out of homes right now. >>> thousands are searching through rubble trying to find food and fresh water. the filipino military says it's just not able to get much-needed supplies to rural areas four days after the typhoon hit. >>> also today: >> on this hillside of solemn remembrance and in veterans halls and proud parades across america, we join to honor a debt we cannot fully repay. >> president obama laid a wreath in arlington are national cemetery at the tomb of the unknowns. >>> jearkt john kerry said powers were united and iran failed to accept the proposal but some progress was made at the talks in geneva. rawniran and the nuclear agencyd agree to allow the facility access to iran's nuclear facilities. those are the headlines, america tonight is next. >> on america tonight:
. ♪ ♪ >>> welcome back. this is a special edition of al jazeera america. i'm del walters in new york. you are looking live at dallas, texas, that being dallas mayor, mike rollins, he is speaking ahead of a moment of silence that will come in approximately two more minutes. that mark the time 50 years ago on this day that the 35th president of the united states was assassinated at dealey plaza. take a listen just for a moment. >> -- he never got to make. but those unspoken words resinate far beyond the life of the man to commemorate that day and those words we are unveiling a memorial right here in this historic plaza. it is inscribed with the last lines of his undelivered speech and will serve as a reminder and permanent monument to president kennedy's memory. >> we have a team of reporters covering events for you. heidi zhou castro in dallas, mark snyder there as well. mike viqueira covering events from the white house in washington, d.c., and with me in studio, david nassau, writing the book "any patriarch." how much as changed as we wait for that moment of silence? >> everything and no
to do o much. and is that is because they live in a city deemed one of america's most dangerous. under siege by violent crime. >> i lost a sister, a stepson, a grandson and i lost a cousin through violence. >> reminders of lost lives here are everywhere. >> this is obie. this is where o bit. bie was shot. he was pi my grand son's best friend. and this one over here nico he was a good friend too. they both killed right here. >> born and raised in north camden raeyes laments the changes. camden was so sweet. you walk down the street in camden we used to leave our doors open and your our bikes e sidewalk. you can't do that now. >> camden is a snapshot of urban decay in america. with a population of 77,000 camden has lost more than one third of it's residents since 1950. rated the poorest city in america last year. nearly half of all pool in -- people in camden live in poverty. >> the signs are obvious and the effect are deadly. hours before we ey arrived in camden a 5 53-year-old woman ws shot in her home. she was sitting on the sofa and the bullet came through her window. last year cam
>> good evening everyone, welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york and here are tonight's top stories. searkt john kerry is in geneva with world leaders trying oreach a deal on iran's nuclear program. iran says the toks have been where strong so far. exree insisted there's no deal yet. >> after a direct where is hit to the island of hayan. plvmentitte has no power, as much as 90% of the buildings in can a pa. according to some the mismed bag on points. rows a 10.7%. u.s. companies added 200,000 jobs, the payrolls were during that month, far many more than economists were expecting. those are the headlines at this hour, america tonight is up next. remember you can always get your latest news on bib. let them down. >> we gig our series, the other america. >>> also a monster moving at over 200 miles per hour. the supermonster. in asia. >>> the nation's biggest retailer face he its biggest and angriest protest yet. >> good evening and thanks for spending part of it with us. i'm joie chen. we begin with a look at the haves and the have nots of our n
>>> this is al jazeera america. live from new york city. i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. emergency aid pours into taiwan after typhoon haiyan devastated the country. secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. and other international powers were united on a nuclear deal with iran even though iran failed to accept the proposal. and the nuclear watchdog agency said iran is willing to let inspectors take a look at a number of sites. and the curfew in egypt has been lifted. a senior leading of a militant lead linked to al-qaeda is dead. he was killed and it will on sunday. in 2010, the u.s. designated him a global terrorist. america pays tribute to his veterans. president obama lays a wreath at the arlington national cemetery in remembrance of those who served the country. "real money with ali velshi" is next on al jazeera america. ♪ >>> fill her up, gas prices head towards $3 a gallon. plus give ing veterans the weapon they need to succeed in the gi bill. and the efforts to help immigrants stay and succeed in america. i am ali velshi, this is "real money." ♪ >>>
>> good evening everyone welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler on this friday and here are the top stories. theodore wafer has been formally charged with murder. accused of shooting and killing an african american teenager at his home earlier this month. wafer thought she was break in but her family said she was seeking help. >>> president obama's changes he's proamg to his health care reform act will make sure that all americans can get the kind of affordable care they deserve. the meeting occurred just hours after a bill passed to permit individual health choonch the doesn't meet the law's minimum standards. >>> taking up the faith in the philippines, still a struggle to get to the survivors. thousands remain homeless and desperate. meantime a cleanup operation to clean up debris and speed up deliveries of relief supplies. those are the headlines at this hour. america tonight is up next on al jazeera america and remember you can always get the latest news on, i'll see you back here on monday night. is hacktivist a. >> secrecy and opennence. >> a
what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." reporting from washington, i'm kathy k. where is the help? tens of thousands of those affected by are stilliyan waiting. >> are you hungry? >> yes. >> do you have any food? >> no. >> from the air, you can see the and list instruction and the areas no one has reached yet. the reliefge for operation is in or mess. and the big apple comes out the big winner in having the tallest skyscraper in the u.s.. yes, there is a competition for these things and new york beat chicago. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. it is day six after typhoon -- after typhoon haiyan and the people of the philippines are increasingly in urgent need of basic supplies and food and clean water. the death toll is unclear, but the president says about 2000 have died. that is far below other estimates. seems tourvivors, aid be arriving in a trickle at best, and it is nothing like enough. this report contains distressing images. the last thing people in the p
in america are currently working low-paid jobs many of them are based here, in florida. in this state, one out of every ten jobs is in a restaurant. we've come here to investigate what recourse workers have when they don't get the wages they earned. in the center of miami beach, david's cafe is a popular cuban restaurant. for many years its owners operated a twin restaurant, called david's cafe two, just a mile away. in 2012, david's cafe two closed down. but there was a problem. >> where's the money, david?! woo! where's the money david?! >> more than twenty of its employees said they were owed a combined seventy-four thousand dollars in unpaid wages. >> evelio de silva worked at david's cafe two. he says that paychecks from the owner, adrian gonzalez, started bouncing about a year before the restaurant closed. >> tony fernandez worked at david's cafe for fourteen years. >> the workers went to the federal department of labor. months later they each received a letter acknowledging that they were owed money, but saying that the department would take no further action, and providing a phone
>>> welcome to al jazeera america, i'm del walters. these are the stories we are following for you. >>> this only serves to increase tension in the region. >> the u.s. condemns china's claim of a defense zone in the islands around japan. >>> winter weather could make thanksgiving getting away dangerous. >>> by plane, train, or automobile, millions of americans were traveling for thanksgiving and hanukkah, and for some that major storm is helping to make that trip just a little longer than planned. dave warren has more on the storm's track, diane joining live from chicago. and randall pinkston is at laguardia international airport. randall what is the board saying? >> well, so far a lot better than expected. there are only five airports with significant delay problems, meaning delays of more than 45 minutes. that's right here in new york, philadelphia, and inexplicably fort lauderdale, florida. everyone else is looking okay. this is what it looked like on tuesday in the south, and this is what it longs like today in the northeast. the storm system that started in california canceled
the increased profits to a cut in purchasing and production costs. >>> investors see potential in latin america and the caribbean. the region has a market of 600 million people. and for years, trade with asia has been growing. nhk world's ai uchida spoke with president of the interamerican development bank to get his take on what's to come. >> i want to get right to it. you say in your book that we could be amidst the decade of latin america. how so? >> well, latin america basically went through all the financial crises that other parts of the world have been suffering recently, and we learned the lessons. and those lessons were, in essence, that you needed macro economics to beat. that's what latin america was capable of basically navigating through the financial crisis. so in essence, we were able to demonstrate that we have more resilient economies. and at the same time, this is a young continent. we have what would be called a demographic bonus, 27 years on average. but more importantly, with a lot of the raw materials, with the commodities that the world will continue to need in the years
>> check >>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm here in new york. here are the top stories of this hour. >> this is the deadliest series of tornados illinois has had in the month of november. >> the governor of illinois talking about the dozens of tornados blamed for killing eight people last sunday. there were more than 70 twisters across the state. in the philippines the death toll stands at more than 4,000. it's been 11 days since the catastrophe - only now are some able to leave. 50 u.s. navy ships and aer plains are taking part in global relief efforts. >> law makers in canada strippeded more power from rob ford. it had bizarre moments, he knocked over a council woman, and he mocked another law-maker. rob ford is refusing to step down. he says heel go to court to get back his authority. >> a deadly plane crash in russia video has been released. it captures the boeing 737 crashing and exploding. all 50 on board were kalilled. those are the headlines "consider this" is up next. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every h
there's no doubt down (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets. >> thousands of riot police deployed across the capitol. (vo) we put all of our global resources behind every story. >> it is a scene of utter devastation. (vo) and follow it no matter where it leads, all the way to you. al jazeera america. take a new look at news. >> in the 1980s. the u.s. provided hundreds of millions of dollars in to el salvador. >> well armed units then went out on the offensive, and typically those were the units that were responsible for the worst massacres. >> possibly the worst in latin american history, more than 800 people were killed by the u.s. trained battalion. it was led by doming domingo alta rosa. >> a deputy in the legislative where assembly. >> you were a very successful counterinsurgency commander. what do you think was the we to your success? >> people from tsa santa marta see it quite differ
evening. >> hello everybody and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm david shuster in new york. here are the top stories. it's been a stressful day for some travelers trying to get home for the thanksgiving holiday. conditions for air travelers are improving. drivers though are still being urged to watch out for slippery conditions and poor visibility. >>> here comes the world's largest airline. a bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for the merger between american airlines and u.s. airways. the merger will take place december 9th. >>> spying controversy. according to the huffington post, ral views. >>> another record breaking day, the dow jones industrial average closed above 16,000, encouraged by a drop in unemployment claimed. the s&p 500 also closed at an all time high. those are the headlines. america tonight is up next in joorlsz analjazeera america andt the news all the time at >> on america tonight: food for thought. how much of middle class america teeters just one step away from poverty? and the pain of making families do without. >> i'm not lazy, i work eve
>> hello and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm jonathan betz in new york. egypt in turmoil. protest triggered by young women behind bars. the crime they're convicted of. >>> political tension. military muscle being waged over the sea in japan. and what joe biden hopes to put pressure,. >>> and the holiday season is underway, the deals to be had and where help is most needed. >> welcome and a happy thanksgiving to you. across the country, family and friends are celebrating and shopping. we'll bring you more on the holiday festivities at home and abroad but now we want to start in egypt, where alah fatal has been arrested, in defiance of a new law. earlier egyptian security forces used water cancan on killing one student. sentenced up to 11 years in prison. hoda amil has more from cairo. >> certainly there was an uproar across the board. people were angered seeing this 14 girls standing in that cage in the court and being treated as if they were high-risk criminals. now these groups do belong to a group called the 7:00 a.m. movement, that is a movement that does support the a
tarantino of the iraq and afghanistan veterans of america, talking about disability benefits, mental health issues that impact veterans coming back from the battlefield. if you want to talk about this subject, our phone lines are open. host: we will get right to the calls. farmington, minnesota, on our line for democrats. good morning. caller: hello. yeah, i was a vietnam veteran. my younger brother was, too. he died four years ago, cancer. -- there was a lot of problems with his paperwork when he got out of the marine corps. and he wasn't a very aggressive person. he had a lot of problems with life, marriages, this and that and the other thing. just a tough life in general, making a living. too. enough stuff,, as it turns out, really aggressive-type person. anyway, i finished college and so forth on the g.i. bill and everything. 4spent, in addition to my years in the navy, the last 20 years the minnesota national guard. i am a management consultant and i'm reaching the age where i'm thinking of retiring. but over the years i've hired a lot of employees for companies for management positio
corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is bbc world news america. i'm katty kay. president karzai is adding new conditions to a security agreement. 75 years ago, she was the toast of new york city. we take a look at mexican artist frida kahlo and why her fame surprised people back at home. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. few relationships has been as critical to the united states is those with pakistan and afghanistan. president karzai has added new conditions to a security agreement with could jeopardize the whole thing. and in pakistan, activists have blocked the main supply route for forces in protest. >> they are taking the law into their own hands. this man was transporting milk cartons. he was eventually allowed to pass. those found to be carrying supplies to coalition forces have been forced back in protest of u.s. drone attacks. >> nato supplies and troops in afghanistan, there is a reason that not a single truck has been allowed through your today. it has yet tried to break it up. >> police
. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next. you can always find us online at have a good night. ♪ >> got evening i'm joie chen welcome to "america tonight sex th" theweekend edition. we have did h dedicated our attn to sexual assault on campus. there is the repeated belief that campus rape is often the miscommunications and allegations that result to murky he said she said. ttonight we have us visit oxidel campus in california. for some reason it's impossible for law enforcement and school officals to adjudicate. >> rape is rape, not misunderstanding. sometimes by students that prey on fellow students and get it awith it time and time again. our report on the serial rape of the from our correspondent. oxidental college in los angeles. private and pricey is known for it's commitment to social justice. it's more striking that this campus is ri rivet with rape and sexual assault. much of i allegedly committed bt repeat offenders. >> i ended up walking back to his place with him. once we were there he raped me. en in the shadows two students that asked us t
financial relief. now, one year later, al jazeera america investigates: >> now a snapshot of stories making head linings on america tonight of the up in maine the southport land community issue. the tar sands transport was narrowly defeated of the it would take the thicker production through maine. >> bradly byrne defeated dean young in a congregationary primary. he moves onto a special electionen the 17. and in virk. ken cuccinelli and it was hard fought and historic. the parties that controlled the whitwhite house us a lost. >> the first time since 1999 new yorkers elected a democrat mayor. deblasio cruised to a victory over lhota. >> he is an outspoken progressive. he voud to raise tacks on the wealthy and greater rights support and that include an end to the controversial police policy, "stopnd frisk" a corner stone issue in his campaign. >> there are hundreds of thousands of new yorkers who have never experienced stop and frisk. >> i have talked to dantes about the possibility that he will be stopped. parents all over the city are having that conversation with their kids. >> last week
. thriving households own more than three-quarters of america's financial assets, such as stocks where i have sored this year. they have also benefited the most from rebounding house prices. sales of premium new homes accounted for a greaters percentage of overall sales this spring than homes priced between 150 and $200,000. the imbalance is feeding a vicious circle. consumer spending is the engine of u.s. economic growth, and when the imagine yourty of consumers are stuck in low gear, businesses have less incent live to create more jobs, precisely what is needed to boost income. and while americans who are feeling flush are spending they aren't doing enough of it to make up for those who are cutting back. >> you would need to have a doubling or more than a doubling of spending growth by those very strong families, and that doesn't seem realistic. and it's really a matter of years before we would feel like we're back in a position where people are comfortable, broodly speaking with their financial position. >>> we have a chief economist who says that disposable income growth needs to accelera
jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets. >> thousands of riot police deployed across the capitol. (vo) we put all of our global resources behind every story. >> it is a scene of utter devastation. (vo) and follow it no matter where it leads, all the way to you. al jazeera america. take a new look at news. >> they say they did it because they were trying to protect my children. they didn't protect my children, they traumatized them. >> fault lines examines why so many native american kids are caught in the child welfare system. >> any time they see a social worker its like seeing a police officer. the immediate response is, "they're here to take my kids". >> from the indian perspective who sees this in terms of history, this is as about as adversarial as it gets. >>> welcome back to "talk to al jazeera." we are talking to george takei, and i want to get into "star trek" a bit. jean rotenbury, the p
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